health care

Rural America uses USDA grants to address opioid abuse

· January 22, 2018

The USDA is awarding 72 grants totaling $23.6 million through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program. Several recipients will use the grants to help address two of the nation’s most urgent needs: opioid abuse treatment and mental health counseling. “Under Secretary Perdue’s leadership, USDA is committed to being a strong partner in creating […]

USDA commits more than $1B to rural health care

· November 20, 2017

DYK? The USDA invested more than $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2017 to help improve access to health care services for 2.5 million people in rural communities in 41 states. “USDA invests in a wide range of health care facilities — such as hospitals, clinics and treatment centers — to help ensure that rural residents […]

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